Cultural Resources for Health Professionals

Contact Persons

Jill Omori, M.D.

Director of Medical Education


Vanessa Wong, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Professor


Stephanie Nishimura, Ph.D.

Associate Specialist


Office of Medical Education

The Office of Medical Education is tasked with supporting the implementation and evaluation of the medical student educational experience, primarily in the first and second years of study (known as the pre-clerkship years). The office oversees a number of centralized courses that focus on exposing medical students to working with diverse populations. The office also collaborates with the Department of Native Hawaiian Health on a number of its cultural competency initiatives. Below is a list of courses and related contact information.

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